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Northwoods Maple Coffee SconesNorthwoods Maple Coffee Scones

Northwoods Maple Coffee Scones


By: Carrie Sherril - Forrestville, WI - 2019

"These scones are perfect for Thanksgiving morning, while you are getting all the food ready with family. They pair perfectly with a mug of Door County Coffee and are the perfect Fall breakfast treat!!"

Ingredients:

Featured ingredient: Door County Maple Coffee Full-Pot Bag

Scones

  • 2 Tbls. Door County Maple Coffee grounds
  • ¼ cup boiling water
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 cups cooked wild rice, cooled
  • ½ cup flaxseed meal
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbls. Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp. Cream of Tartar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup cold butter, cut in small pieces
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 ½ cups buttermilk or half and half
  • 2 egg yolks (reserve whites to brush tops of scones)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup toasted pecans, chopped
  • 1 ½ cups dried cranberries
Glaze
  • 2 Tbls. Soft butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbls.Maple syrup
  • Remaining strong brewed Maple coffee (about 1 Tbls)
  • Half and half to desired consistency (about 1 ½ Tbls).

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line 2 large, or 3 medium sheet pans with parchment paper.

2. Measure 2 Tbls. Door County Maple coffee grounds into small dish. Add ¼ cup boiling water. Cover. Let steep 10 minutes, strain. Set aside for later.

3. In a large bowl, combine first 8 ingredients (stir together, do not use mixer).

4. Cut in cold butter pieces using pastry blender or 2 forks until butter is pea sized. Set aside.

5. In a separate medium bowl, combine next 4 ingredients. (sour cream through maple syrup). Add 2 Tbls. Of your strong brewed Maple coffee.

6. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients in large bowl and mix together until it forms a dough. Turn out onto a floured surface, knead gently to combine.

7. Keep surface and hands well floured; dough will be sticky. Work the pecans and dried cranberries into the dough. Cut dough into 4 pieces.

8. Shape each piece into a flattened disc approximately 7 inches in diameter. Brush top with beaten egg whites. Cut each disc into 6 wedges. Place wedges on prepared baking sheet.

9. Bake at 400 degrees approximately 20-25 minutes.

10. Drizzle with Maple Glaze while slightly warm.


Makes 2 dozen